CMN News

Update from Sister Helen: Never Leap Ahead of Grace

Update from Sister Helen: Never Leap Ahead of Grace

by Melissa Casanova, Special Projects Intern at DePaul University - March 14, 2014 – On March 1, Sister Helen Prejean shared her story with nearly 2,000 attendees at the Noble Peace Prize Forum’s Faith and Peace Day in Minneapolis. “Charity... MORE

Stories of Prayer, Forgiveness and Mercy Are Coming In!

Stories of Prayer, Forgiveness and Mercy Are Coming In!

Include your story – Sale proceeds benefit CMN - February 14, 2013 - Stories of the power of prayer, forgiveness, mercy and grace are coming in for the new book, to be written by Patricia Proctor and to benefit CMN.... MORE

Update from Sister Helen Prejean and the Dead Man Walking Play Project: Feburary 2014

Update from Sister Helen Prejean and the Dead Man Walking Play Project: Feburary 2014

By Rachael Hudak, Rachael Hudak, Project Manager for Sr. Helen Prejean and National Coordinator, Dead Man Walking School Theatre Project Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ, continues to work tirelessly against the death penalty, traveling from New Hampshire, to Colorado, to Louisville... MORE

New Hampshire Catholics Poised to Help End the Death Penalty in 2014

New Hampshire Catholics Poised to Help End the Death Penalty in 2014

By Meredith Cook, Director of the Office of Public Policy, Diocese of Manchester -January 15, 2014 - New Hampshire stands at the threshold of ending the death penalty in 2014. Catholics are active in the campaign, joining a diverse group... MORE

New Hampshire May "Shut the Door" on the Death Penalty

New Hampshire May “Shut the Door” on the Death Penalty

By John-Michael Dumais, Campaign Director, New Hampshire Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty - January 15, 2014 - New Hampshire has not killed a death row inmate since 1939. But that does not make the death penalty any less significant... MORE

You Did It!: CMN Stewards Circle Growing Steadily

You Did It!: CMN Stewards Circle Growing Steadily

CMN supporters chipped in with donations of all sizes to ensure that Catholic Mobilizing Network met the $50,000 matching grant challenge well before our December 31 deadline, and for that we are so thankful. Because of you, CMN will continue... MORE

A Fruitful Year for CMN: 2013 In Review

A Fruitful Year for CMN: 2013 In Review

- December 15, 2013 - Catholic Mobilizing Network to End the Use of the Death Penalty (CMN) lifted the Catholic voice for life in 2013! With support from state Catholic conferences, the Congregation of St. Joseph, the USCCB, and many... MORE

Matching Grant Update: Two Weeks To Go!

Matching Grant Update: Two Weeks To Go!

- December 15, 2013 - Cardinal McCarrick announced his pledge to donate $1,000 to the Catholic Mobilizing Network from his private funds. With just two weeks until the end of the year, CMN supporters are chipping in with donations of... MORE

Stories of Prayer Needed for New Book: Proceeds to Benefit CMN

Stories of Prayer Needed for New Book: Proceeds to Benefit CMN

By Patricia Proctor, Author - December 15, 2013 - The hidden force behind all social action is prayer. It strengthens trembling knees and overcomes immobilizing fears that hinder speaking and acting boldly for the aid of another. A new book... MORE

An Invitation from Sr. Helen Prejean

Dear Educators and Faith Leaders, I invite you to join me in bringing my book, Dead Man Walking, to new generation. This book sparked a national debate on the death penalty in America, and it is just as relevant today... MORE